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Stories of Psychology

With Childhood in Mind

A BPS Flagship Event

In conjunction with BPS History & Philosophy of Psychology Section 

Thursday 6 October 2016, 10.30am–4.30pm

Chancellor's Hall, Senate House
University of London
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
 

Speakers:
Professor Matthew Smith (University of Strathclyde)
The Nervous and Allergic Child: Psychosomatic Understanding of Allergy in Mid-Century USA

Professor Mathew Thomson (University of Warwick)
Psychology and the Landscape of the Child in 20th-Century Britain: A Story of Lost Freedom?

Professor Ingrid Lunt (University of Oxford)
The Child's Place in the World: Evolving Rights and Responsibilities

Professor Vasu Reddy (University of Portsmouth)
The Child as a Psychologist? – Shifting Assumptions and Changing Understandings

Plus a presentation of his PhD research by Andrew Burchell (University of Warwick)
Mental Health in the ‘blackboard jungle’: Psychology and youth violence in post-war Britain
 

Convenors:
Professor John Stewart (Glasgow Caledonian University)
Professor John Hall (Oxford Brookes University)

Cost: £15: including welcome refreshments and light buffet lunch

Register HERE (registration is essential)

Programme

Contact:
(t)  0116 252 9528
(e) hopc@bps.org.uk


This event is supported by Senate House Library, home of the British Psychological Society’s library collection.

Information on previous Stories of Psychology events can be found here.